Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit seized drugs worth in excess of €30k and arrested one man in the course of a search operation in county Galway yesterday evening.

Gardai searched a residence in the Milltown area.

Cannabis plants worth €22k and a quantity of Cannabis herb worth €11k was discovered during the search. A man in his 30’s was arrested at the scene and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 for questioning at the North Western Regional HQ.

He has since been released without charge and a file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The investigation is ongoing.


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